2016.03.25
BY
Sarah Czunyi

Despite the fact that the final Paris Agreement has several shortcomings, compared to its predecessors it was a momentous achievement. The very fact that the text includes not only the aim to keep the increase in global average temperatures “well below 2°C” – but also “efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C” is a small miracle in and of itself. Yet despite such ambitious language, and regardless of how difficult the negotiations were – the real challenge remains with how these ambitions are to be implemented on the ground. This begs the question: how are real actions being taken into account, and how can these be scaled up?

 

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2015.11.28
BY
admin

Can an integrated approach linking education, communications and outreach help inform, engage and prepare the public in order to develop adequate responses to climate change?

 

(Guest post by Mark S. McCaffrey author of Climate Smart & Energy Wise)

 

Over twenty years ago the nations of the world agreed to “prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system” by joining the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which has since been ratified by 196 Parties, essentially all the nations of the world.

 

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2015.06.24
BY
Gyula Gábor Tóth

The video: Fossil Fuels: A Risky Business?

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2014.08.18
BY
Sarah Czunyi

The Balaton Group is a little-heard-of group of some of the world’s most pioneering sustainability minds. Founded by Donella and Dennis Meadows – authors of the seminal Limits to Growth – it is an annual meeting place to discuss global problems, new solutions, and most of all, leading new actions in the pursuit of sustainability through the help of the systems thinking discipline.

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